Moqueca Baiana (Brazilian Fish Stew)

Moqueca Baiana (Brazilian Fish Stew)

Fish stews are so boring... unless they are the Brazilian version!

Adapted from RecipeTin Eats

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 1.5 oz cilantro
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1.5 tsp sugar
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 3 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 0.8 tsp salt
  • 1.8 cup coconut milk
  • 14 oz tomato
  • 8 oz fish broth
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 1.8 oz oil
  • 16 oz fish
  • black pepper
  • Step 1

    Combine the fish, lime juice, oil, salt and pepper in a bowl. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

    Step 2

    Heat the 1 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the fish and cook until just cooked through and light golden brown. Remove from the skillet and set aside.

    Step 3

    Reduce the stove to medium high and heat 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil in the same skillet. Add the garlic and onion and cook for 1 1/2 minutes or until the onion is starting to become translucent.

    Step 4

    Add the bell peppers and cook for 2 minutes.

    Step 5

    Add the remaining Broth ingredients. Bring to simmer, then turn down to medium. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until it thickens. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

    Step 6

    Return the fish to the broth to reheat - about 2 minutes.

    Step 7

    Stir through lime juice.

    Step 8

    Garnish with cilantro/coriander and serve with rice or Lime Rice. For a low carb option, try Cauliflower Rice!

    Step 1

    Garnish with cilantro/coriander and serve with rice.

  • 3 tbsp cilantro
  • Step 2

    Stir through lime juice.

  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • Step 3

    Return the fish to the broth to reheat.

    Step 4

    Add the remaining broth ingredients. Bring to simmer, then turn down to medium. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until it thickens.

  • 1.5 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 14 oz coconut milk
  • 14 oz tomato
  • 1 cup fish broth
  • Step 5

    Add the bell peppers and cook.

  • 1 bell pepper
  • Step 6

    Add the garlic and onion and cook for 1 1/2 minutes or until the onion is starting to become translucent.

  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 onion
  • Step 7

    Reduce the stove to medium high and heat oil in the same skillet.

  • 1.5 tbsp oil
  • Step 8

    Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the fish and cook until just cooked through and light golden brown. Remove from the skillet and set aside.

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Step 9

    Combine the ingredients in a bowl. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

  • 1 lb fish
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • black pepper
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